An inaccurately sized or improperly specified filter can undermine an entire high-performance liquid filtration system. There are a dozen key parameters to assess to determine the proper specification.
In this installment of Ask The Experts, noted process control authority and CONTROL Columnist Béla Lipták and his cadre of automation experts answer a readers question regarding control valves for slurry services.
Handling slurries (a mix of solids and liquids), should be based on experience and experiments, not theory. Much of the knowledge obtained from pneumatic conveyors and fluidization systems can be used in understanding slurries.
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